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World Bank Accuses Itself of Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers
World  (tags: World Bank, Indigenous People, forest people, Sengwer, Kenya, eviction from land, cultural genocide )

Judy
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Leaked document says World Bank violated its own safeguards in dealings with Sengwer people evicted from their lands
Russia Says Arctic Well Drilled With Exxon Strikes Oil
Business  (tags: Russia, Rosneft, Exxon, U.S., oil, Arctic drilling, Kara Sea field, Universitetskaya, "victory" oil field )

Judy
- 2 days ago - bloomberg.com
The importance of Arctic drilling was one reason that offshore oil exploration was included in the most recent round of U.S. sanctions. Exxon and Rosneft have a venture to explore millions of acres of the Arctic Ocean.
Raking In On Rents: The Housing Crisis Begins Anew
Business  (tags: Rights, U.S., Poverty, Wall Street )

Judy
- 4 days ago - commondreams.org
Wall Street wrecked the economy in 2007 due to dealing in shady mortgage securities. Did the banksters learn their lesson?
USDA: Genetically Modified Wheat Found in Montana
Science & Tech  (tags: USDA, Montana, GM, GM wheat, trade )

Judy
- 4 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
No genetically engineered wheat has been approved for U.S. farming, and the discovery of unapproved varieties can pose a potential threat to U.S. trade with countries that have concerns about genetically modified foods.
Civilian Deaths Mount as US Bombing of Syria Expands
World  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Iraq, Syria, War on Terror )

Judy
- 4 days ago - commondreams.org
'We will pay with our blood,' says Abu Ibrahim, who fled his city of Raqqa ahead of US bombing. 'In big wars, the civilian will pay.'
Climate-Smart Agriculture Is Corporate Green-Washing, Warn NGOs
Environment  (tags: Active Citizens, Advancing Deserts, Biodiversity, Civil Society, Climate Change, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Food & Agriculture, Global, Green Economy, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Natural Resources, Poverty & MDGs, TerraViva United Nations )

Judy
- 5 days ago - ipsnews.net
"By endorsing the activities of the planet's worst climate offenders in agribusiness and industrial agriculture, the Alliance will undermine the very objectives that it claims to aim for."
Eric Holder's Five Crucial Failures
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General, Obama Administration, Civil Liberties, Criminal Justice, Democracy, War / Peace )

Judy
- 5 days ago - progressive.org
So Eric Holder is finally resigning as Attorney General. Good riddance! He failed miserably in five crucial areas.
America's Dark Economic Secret: How a Giant Gimmick Has Wages and Jobs Hanging By a Thread
Business  (tags: inversion, economy, Business, Google, General Electric, Barack Obama, Treasury Department, Taxes, Real estate, stocks, profits, CEOs, Congress, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 6 days ago - salon.com
Welcome to the "gimmick economy" -- where it's not about good products or labor, but something far more scary
Blood-Cleansing Biospleen Developed to Treat Sepsis
Science & Tech  (tags: medical research, medical device, biospleen, bloodstream infections, sepsis, sepsis pathogens, blood-cleansing, Wyss Institute )

Judy
- 14 days ago - laboratoryequipment.com
"We're excited by the biospleen because it potentially provides a way to treat patients quickly without having to wait days to identify the source of infection, and it works equally well with antibiotic resistant organisms."
Tax Breaks May Turn San Francisco's Vacant Lots Into Urban Farms
Green Lifestyle  (tags: vacant lots, tax break, urban farming, Housing, San Francisco )

Judy
- 20 days ago - npr.org
Nationally, too, interest in urban farming is on the upswing, and many states have passed laws to promote city farms
 
 
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